Autocracy vs. Democracy or China vs. America?

Autocracy vs. Democracy or China vs. America?

Nor does Biden’s faith in small “d” democracy appear to have been shared by the men who founded the United States as a “republic, if you can keep it.” They saw democracy not as some object of veneration but as a danger to be avoided. “I’ve known Xi Jinping for …

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Coexistence or Cold War with China?

Coexistence or Cold War with China?

Under Xi Jinping, said Blinken, China seeks to “become the leading country in the world — the country that sets the norms, that sets the standards.” In short, China’s geostrategic goal is to replace the U.S.-created world order with a new world order of its own. “The United States acknowledges …

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The Progressive Racism of the Ivy League

The Progressive Racism of the Ivy League

Is it praiseworthy to advance Hispanic applicants over Asian applicants with far higher test scores and academic achievements? Why? What did these Chinese, Korean, Filipino and Vietnamese high school seniors do to deserve discrimination in the country to which their parents came where, supposedly, “All men are created equal”? If …

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Rising Diversity Is Joe Biden's Worry, Too

Rising Diversity Is Joe Biden’s Worry, Too

Today, Democrats are pushing for amnesty and a path to citizenship not only for the DACA “Dreamers” but also the 11 million to 22 million other immigrants here illegally. Democrats may be found enlarging the electorate anywhere they can, even if it means allowing convicted felons and prison inmates to …

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How Long Can Biden Stay in His Basement?

How Long Can Biden Stay in His Basement?

The worry is that he is suffering from mental decline and could be destroyed by Trump in a presidential debate. Biden forgets, mumbles, misspeaks, loses his train of thought and appears, at times, confused. Where Barack Obama achieved notoriety for “leading from behind,” Joe Biden, these last two months, has …

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Can This Pandemic Usher in a New Era?

Can This Pandemic Usher in a New Era?

Trump should go further, turn the tables, and seize this crisis to do what he was elected to do — impose a new foreign policy. To fight the coronavirus at home, France is removing all military forces from Iraq. When NATO scaled back its war games in Europe because of …

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The Establishment's Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

The Establishment’s Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

Of what is the establishment terrified? That if Sanders is nominated, Donald Trump will crush him in November. And not only will the White House be lost, all hopes of winning the Senate and blocking Trump’s second-term Supreme Court nominees would also be lost. After Joe Biden’s blowout victory in …

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Long Before Trump, We Were a Divided People

Long Before Trump, We Were a Divided People

When have Republicans ever exhibited the home-team enthusiasm they demonstrated during that State of the Union address and the post-acquittal gathering in the East Room? When have working- and middle-class voters shown such support for a Republican as they do for Trump at his mammoth rallies? In a way, Donald …

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